Conservative contenders line up to replace UK’s Cameron

June 29, 2016 10:44 AM

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LONDON — Nominations were opening Wednesday to replace Prime Minister David Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party, with the victor getting the challenge — or the poisoned chalice — of negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union.

Cameron announced his resignation after British voters decided last week, against his advice, that the U.K. should leave the 28-nation bloc.

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